What I’ll Be Watching

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Life Becomes Art: Craft in Amercia This three-part PBS series begins airing on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 with Part I—Memory. This 60-minute documentary will explore craft history in America. Part II—Landscape and Part III—Community will follow. Check your local listings for details. www.craftinamerica.org

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Schacht Spindle

Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960s and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high-quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family-owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.